Xplore Job Offer: Sessional Instructor – ENEL 641 – Optimization for Engineer, Department of Electrical and Software Engineering

Position Description

The Department of Electrical and Software Engineering at the University of Calgary has an opening for a sessional position in engineering program.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach the graduate level course ENEL 641-Optimization for Engineers. ENEL 641 is listed in the University of Calgary Calendar for the Fall 2021 session. The successful candidate is required to be available during that entire period. The successful candidate will be expected to have earned at least a Master Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software engineering and must have a demonstrated background in the subject matter related to this course. The successful candidate must also have very good previous teaching performance or shows the potential for very good to excellent teaching ability. It is strongly desired that the candidate is registered as a Professional Engineer in a Canadian Province.

ENEL 641 course description

Introduction to optimization techniques for solving engineering problems. Modelling engineering problems as optimization problems. Recognizing and solving convex sets, functions and optimization problems. Numerical linear algebra including; matrix structure, algorithm complexity, LU factorization. Unconstrained optimization methodology and engineering applications. Constrained optimization techniques and engineering applications. Special topics in optimization such as multi-objective optimization and geometric programming.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary is committed to Employment Equity. The Department strongly encourages applications from women.

Please apply on-line via the ‘Apply Now’ link. A complete application should be submitted in a single pdf, and include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Three letters of reference are also required and can be submitted with the pdf application, or sent under separate cover by the application deadline. The deadline for the applications is July 31, 2021.

Please visit https://schulich.ucalgary.ca/ for more information on the Schulich School of Engineering.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide in line with the foundational goals of , committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our . For more information about the Schulich School of Engineering visit .

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit .

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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